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Marta Irene
Marta, 37, makes a living growing corn and sorghum. She lives with her husband and 15-year-old child.

Marta has a lot of experience in this job. She sells her crops to merchants near her home and the surrounding area. Her husband helps her harvest her crops on time so she can sell them. She's very hardworking and responsible.

She's requesting a loan to be able to buy more agricultural supplies so she can get ahead with her family and bring home the necessities.
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Doña Marta de 37 años de edad se dedica al cultivo de maiz y sorgo. Vive junto con su esposo y su hijo de 15 años de edad, doña Marta tiene mucha experiencia en dicha actividad, vende sus productos a los comerciantes de el lugar de su residencia y alrededores.Para poder sacar a tiempo sus productos para comercializarlos tiene ayuda de su esposo, ella es muy trabajadora y responsables, solicita un credito para poder comprar mas insumos agricolas y asi porder salir adelante con su familia y llevar lo necesario a su hogar.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of Apoyo Integral's program to help subsistence farmers located in high-risk regions of El Salvador, including coastal strips, river banks, and volcano fault lines. The program, which offers reduced interest rates, targets farmers who don't qualify for formal funding due to their low-income and geographical risk. By funding this loan, you are helping Apoyo and a local non-governmental organization extend risk-tolerant credit to even more farmers.

About Apoyo Integral

Apoyo Integral (Apoyo) is a nonprofit organization offering financial products that enable clients to increase their working capital, purchase fixed assets, buy and remodel homes, expand agricultural business and more. The organization’s target group is businessmen and women who have already established their businesses but need financial support to strengthen or expand them.

Like Kiva, Apoyo is committed to empowering women involved in business activities in rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand these services to an even greater number of poor clients in rural areas.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 728
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,313,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Marta Irene to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 4, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014